The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 822 868 828
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 61 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.034% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 32
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 29 £49,250 -17.91% 1
South East +9 18 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 9 £38,000 -
South West - 3 £45,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 66 (65.35%) SIEM
2 42 (41.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 39 (38.61%) Information Security
4 36 (35.64%) GIAC
5 35 (34.65%) Incident Management
6 34 (33.66%) Snort
7 32 (31.68%) Cyber Security
8 26 (25.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (23.76%) Firewall
9 24 (23.76%) Windows
10 23 (22.77%) Management Information System
10 23 (22.77%) CEH
10 23 (22.77%) Malware Analysis
11 19 (18.81%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (18.81%) SCADA
11 19 (18.81%) Network Security
11 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
12 18 (17.82%) Linux
13 16 (15.84%) Cisco
13 16 (15.84%) Finance
14 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
15 12 (11.88%) Information Assurance
15 12 (11.88%) ArcSight
15 12 (11.88%) CISSP
16 11 (10.89%) GCIA
16 11 (10.89%) GCIH
16 11 (10.89%) Security Architecture
16 11 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (41.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 24 (23.76%) Firewall
3 19 (18.81%) Network Security
3 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.90%) Wireshark
5 6 (5.94%) tcpdump
6 5 (4.95%) Internet
7 4 (3.96%) NetScreen
7 4 (3.96%) HTTP
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.97%) LDAP
8 3 (2.97%) LAN
8 3 (2.97%) WAN
8 3 (2.97%) Wireless
9 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.98%) SMTP
9 2 (1.98%) FTP
9 2 (1.98%) DNS
10 1 (0.99%) VLAN
10 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Big Data
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Law
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) REST
1 7 (6.93%) OAuth
1 7 (6.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Management Information System
2 19 (18.81%) SCADA
3 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.94%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.94%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Linux
3 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (65.35%) SIEM
2 39 (38.61%) Information Security
3 35 (34.65%) Incident Management
4 32 (31.68%) Cyber Security
5 26 (25.74%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (22.77%) Malware Analysis
7 19 (18.81%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Information Assurance
9 11 (10.89%) Security Architecture
9 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.90%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (8.91%) Performance Management
11 9 (8.91%) People Management
12 8 (7.92%) Analytics
13 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (6.93%) Computer Security
13 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.93%) Identity Management
14 6 (5.94%) Data Security
14 6 (5.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) GIAC
2 23 (22.77%) CEH
3 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.88%) CISSP
5 11 (10.89%) GCIA
5 11 (10.89%) GCIH
6 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.92%) CCNA
8 6 (5.94%) Degree
8 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.95%) CCNP
10 4 (3.96%) CISM
10 4 (3.96%) CCSA
10 4 (3.96%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.96%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.96%) CCSE
11 2 (1.98%) CISA
12 1 (0.99%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (33.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Nessus
2 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Cisco
2 12 (11.88%) ArcSight
3 9 (8.91%) McAfee
4 8 (7.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.93%) Qualys
6 5 (4.95%) Sourcefire
6 5 (4.95%) Juniper
7 4 (3.96%) Splunk
8 3 (2.97%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.99%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Q1 Labs
9 1 (0.99%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.99%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.99%) HP
9 1 (0.99%) Citrix
9 1 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Symantec
9 1 (0.99%) Remedy
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum corporate benefits package offered
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago